Conservative leader backs term extension

David Cameron this afternoon told the BPI AGM that the Conservative Party will campaign to extend the term of copyright on sound recordings - as long as the industry helped tackle "our broken society".

Talking at London's Mayfair Hotel, Cameron announced that it will be Conservative party policy to extend term from 50 to 70 years.

Describing it as a "national priority for our economy", he said the change would help music companies, artists and consumers. He added that a ...

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